Hotels Set Roots in the Sunshine State

NATIONAL REPORT—Florida is welcoming branded hotels and a boutique property to its sunny shores. Here’s a look at the latest openings in the state:

Cambria Hotels Debuts in Madeira Beach
Cambria Hotels made its official debut in Madeira Beach, FL, with the Cambria Hotel St. Petersburg—Madeira Beach Marina. Keeping in line with the area’s nautical theme and Cambria’s commitment to the communities in which the brand is present, the celebration was marked by a Gasparilla-inspired event and $1,000 donation to the Gulf Beaches Rotary, an organization of business and civic leaders from the Madeira Beach and Treasure Island areas. The hotel was developed by Madeira Hotel Investors LLC and is located in Madeira Beach Town Center near John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk, the Salvador Dali Museum, War Veterans Memorial Park and Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The property is also proximate to the headquarters of Home Shopping Network, Spectrum, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and the University of South Florida.

TRYP by Wyndham Opens its Doors in Orlando
TRYP by Wyndham Orlando is open on Orlando’s I-Drive close to Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando and Walt Disney World. Guests will also find golf courses, museums, local restaurants and shopping nearby. The hotel is owned by an affiliated company of Riviera Pointe Invest+ Develop and managed by C&W Hotel Management Company. Among TRYP by Wyndham Orlando’s 98 guestrooms are 22 family rooms, which offer extra space to spread out along with bunk beds for kids and a larger bed for parents.

Palm Beach Welcomes the White Elephant
New England Development has revealed that White Elephant Palm Beach is now open in Palm Beach, FL. The 32-room property is housed in the former Bradley Park Hotel—originally constructed in 1924 as one of the first resorts on Palm Beach’s Main St. White Elephant Palm Beach maintains the feel of a private residence with 13 rooms and 19 suites spread across four stories. The hotel is near the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway, and adjacent to Bradley Park, which serves as a grand lawn to the hotel, and is less than a half mile from the newly redeveloped Royal Poinciana Plaza shopping complex.